January 8, 2019

Listen as myself and Ben Sit talk about the new popular diet type, Intermittent Fasting

January 7, 2019

Listen as myself and fellow Dietitian, Ben Sit discuss the ever-popularized Ketogenic Diet.

November 22, 2018

Before getting into sugar and substitutes let’s talk about nutrient vs calorie dense foods and what the differences are.

Calorie Dense vs Nutrient Dense Foods

Calorie dense food refer to foods that are small in volume but have a high calorie count. Some good examples (bo...

November 12, 2018

A podcast featuring Canadian Olympic Weightlifting Champ (53kg, 2018), Josee Gallant. The ins and outs of sport nutrition in olympic lifting and what it takes to become successful. 

October 14, 2018

Smoothies. A fast and convenient way to get a breakfast, a post workout recovery, or even get a snack in. The trouble with smoothies sometimes is that people view it as a beverage and confuse it with real food. Thus, we tend to drink the smoothie AND have a meal with i...

July 7, 2018

Do you meal prep? If you're following a specialized diet, don't have time to cook every day, or are looking to eat clean without having to pay for a food-delivery service, then meal prepping is for you. The premise behind meal prepping is to take one or two days a week...

June 27, 2018

“I want to be 10% body fat”….. “I want to lose 15 lbs”… “I want to gain lean muscle mass”

Believe me when I say, I hear this upon initial assessments as a dietitian EVERY DAY. Far too often do people weight themselves too often, and only focus on the number on the scale...

March 8, 2018

It’s an exciting time of year if you’re competing in the Crossfit Open! New members are enjoying a new and crazy experience of throwing down barbells and hitting PRs, or maybe getting their first muscle-up!

As a dietitian, I often see new crossfitters grossly overestima...

December 20, 2017

  1. Go for the white turkey meat and do without the skin

  2. Add more non-starchy vegetables to your plate

  3. Do without the added sauces and gravies (cranberry sauce, turkey gravies, etc.)

  4. Drink some flavoured sparkling water with your dinner

  5. Choose one t...

September 20, 2017

Dining Out!

To say that you will never eat out in order to eat healthy is unrealistic and probably unpleasant! A lot of socializing revolves around dining out, and there is nothing wrong with that. Where the problem MAY be, is what you are choosing when you are dining o...

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